Myanmar’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday extended the entry restrictions for travelers to the end of September. Foreign nationals, including diplomats and UN officials, who wish to travel to Myanmar by immediate official missions or by relief or special flights for compelling reasons are asked to contact the Myanmar Mission for possible exceptions to certain visa restrictions.
As per the ministry’s announcement, entry of all travelers, issuance of all types of visas and visa waiver services will be suspended till September 30, according to news reports.
Meanwhile, Myanmar has reported a total of 399,282 COVID-19 infections till Tuesday, after 3,399 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours, according to the health ministry. With 102 new deaths, the death toll rose to 15,389, while 351,372 patients have recovered so far, the data said.